The Sumo Survival Bushcraft Podcast
About This Show
Sumo Survival is the brainchild of brothers Sean and Sy Makin. After decades of outdoor adventures and buying and using more kit than a small Scandinavian army, they decided it was time to make use of the knowledge they had gained and share it with other bushcrafters.Read more »
Most Recent Episode
Episode 118 - Weather forecasting with Back Country Survival
After a long and unexpected break, the guys are back to share some community news and answer questions.
This is a feature packed episode including our kit of the month feature with the guys sharing the kit they have been have been finding to be the most useful since the last podcast. Sean has chosen the Highlander Blackthorn 2 tent and Sy opts for a particular type of budget torch that will surprise many regular listeners.
Neil from Back Country Survival joins the podcast to share his knowledge on weather forecasting. Neil runs novice weather weather Sy through the basics of translating what is seen on a forecast chart to help you to assess coming weather conditions. To follow this informative mini tutorial please make sure you download the synoptic resource from the Back Country Survival website - https://www.backcountrysurvival.co.uk/2018/04/17/synoptic-resource/
Catch up with the community
The guys talk about the latest series of The Island hosted by Bear Grylls. This latest run of the popular series has been both interesting and fretting in equal measures and the brothers talks about what they have taken away from it .
The new amendments to the UK Knife Laws are also a topic of discussion for the fellas. This upcoming move by the Government has been seen by many as a yet another restriction of personal freedom and the guys talk about the reaction that has been seen throughout the various different communities within the larger bushcraft and prepping scene.
The fellas answer more questions sent in by listeners and topics include cleaning venture clothing, rights of access in Scotland, Facebook account deletions and how tough the Logo SW1 watch is and is it worth the money.
Another packed edition of the Sumo Survival Bushcraft Podcast. If you, your bushcraft school or your outdoor company would like to feature in a future episode of the Sumo Survival Bushcraft Podcast then please get in touch with us.
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Episodes of This Show
Dec 1, 2017
Rated 5 out of
Real life bushcrafters with real life solutions!
I really enjoy the Sumo Survival brothers. They laugh and joke and talk about real life situations. Episode 36 was really good and helped me to decide which knife I should buy my kids and how I should teach them how to use it safely. Thanks guys!
Date published: 2014-12-09